granuloma inguinale

[ ing-gwuh-nal-ee, -ney-lee, -nah-ley ]

  1. a venereal disease marked by deep ulceration of the skin of the groin and external genitals, caused by the bacterium Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.

Origin of granuloma inguinale

1915–20; <New Latin: inguinal granuloma
  • Also called granulo·ma ve·ne·re·um [vuh-neer-ee-uhm]. /vəˈnɪər i əm/.

Words Nearby granuloma inguinale Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023